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IMMCM – International Master in Media and Communication Management

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THE MASTER FOR MEDIA & COMMUNICATION PROFESSIONALS

Media & Communication industries are evolving and transforming: new technologies are enabling unprecedented means and channels of interaction with the markets, targets’ attention is so scarce that new and more engaging ways of communicating are necessary, and data about targets make it possible to develop hyper-personalized approaches to communication while making performance assessment more precise. Companies, media companies, media agencies and communication firms require new skills, fresh minds and innovative ideas at the intersection between creativity and analytical skills. With IMMCM you will uncover your potential and empower your skillset about media and communications.

*Starting from 2021, it will be possible to choose whether to join classes, including the kick-off, online or in person.

 

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Location: Milan*

Language: English

Format: Full Time

Intake: September

Length: 12 months

University Requirements: 3 years Bachelor’s degree in any discipline

Tuition fee: € 18.500
€ 9.500 for PoliMi MSc Alumni
For further info click here

International Masters Admissions Office
Tel : +39 02 2399 2820
Email: infomasters@mip.polimi.it

KEY FACTS

 

In partnership with
Fastweb, SKY, UNA, UPA and WPP

 

Action-based teaching method and a unique mix of academics, combining professional and theoretical expertise

 

Communication service providers have increased the trust consumers and businesses place in them (Accenture)

 

The world needs centaurs:
creativity in analysis,
analysis in creativity!

 

WHY CHOOSE US

The programme offers a highly specialised qualification with candidates receiving the Specialising Master Degree in Media and Communication Management from MIP Politecnico di Milano. Discover the course’s highlights.

  • 1 year at MIP, Milan
  • 100% in English
  • Providing a unique mix of academics, combining professional and theoretical expertise in the domain of media and communication
  • Action-based teaching method
  • Experience of working in a multicultural team and exposure to MIP’s international faculty
  • Learning from a network of business partners and professional consultants
  • Including soft skills for professional development
  • Acquisition of the capability to foresee new technology impact on media and communication
  • Collaboration on stimulating team projects

WHY STUDY MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION?

  • New channels (eSports, TikTok, etc.) require new talents
  • World adv spending is estimated in slightly less than 1 Trillion US$; chosing how and why investing your adv makes the difference between a successful and an unsuccesful company
  • The world needs centaurs: creativity in analysis, analysis in creativity

WHY STUDY WITH US?

  • We live a tech world, we are a tech School
  • Making communication accountable is the key challenge for the industry
  • We have a broad set of media and communication skills, including the marketing school, biomarketing lab, design school, IT school

PROGRAMME

The International Master in Media and Communication Management is a 12-month International Master programme offered by MIP Politecnico di Milano, which will provide students with new skills and innovative ideas at the intersection between creativity and analytical skills. At MIP, you will uncover your potential and empower your skillset about media and communication

The master is taught entirely in English.

The programme includes highly customised services of Career management thanks to MIP Career Development Office. Among the services offered:

  • CV Book
  • Free access to MIP Global Network of Career Website
  • One-to-one career advice meetings
  • Personal Development workshops to help students develop the soft skills necessary to be competitive in nowadays job market
  • Networking events with employers, such as company presentations, company visits, recruiting on Campus events, Career Days
  • Preferential access to internship and job advertisement on the School Career Digital platform “JobTeaser”

Who is eligible for the IMMCM Programme?

Students with a bachelor degree of 3 or 4 years (minimum 180 ECTS) or higher are eligible to apply.
English knowledge is a compulsory requirement.

How long is the IMMCM Programme?

The programme is 12 months long.

In what language is the programme taught?

The programme is completely taught in English.

Do I need to speak Italian?

No, as the medium for the course is English, students are not required to learn Italian, although there might be the opportunity to do so.

Is there an age limit for the programme?

No, but the average age of the candidates is 20-25 years.

What type of degree/title will I obtain upon graduation?

Upon graduation, candidates obtain the First Level University Specializing Master from Politecnico di Milano which is recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) and it is issued under the autonomous responsibility of Politecnico di Milano. With regard to the specific meaning of the 1st level master's degree, as per Bologna process, this is a 2nd cycle programme intended to provide students with further specialization or higher continuing education after completion of the first cycle. The Master Degree of first level will release 60 ECTS/CFU credits.

Candidates are advised to check with the relevant authorities in their home countries regarding the validity/recognition of this title in their home countries.

Will I have to buy textbooks?

No, you will be provided textbooks by the programme, with the cost included as part of the overall programme fee.

ADMISSIONS

STATUS OF APPLICATIONS: APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2021 INTAKE ARE OPEN

Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Since the number of seats in class is limited, candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Should the course become fully subscribed before the deadline dates, applications will close earlier.

Non-EU students are encouraged to apply at least three months before the start of the programme in order to allow enough time for the Statement of Comparability of the degree and application of the student visa.

Please note that this programme is mainly designed for fresh graduates with less than 3 years of work experience.

IMMCM addresses candidates who aim at acquiring the professional expertise, approaches and tools to accompany companies, both from the inside and as a partner, in accomplishing the potential of traditional and new media to implement powerful, performing communication strategies. By joining analytical and soft skills, IMMCM students will be champions of media and communication innovation in companies and agencies.

STEP 1: ONLINE APPLICATION

  • Fill in the form on www.applyformasters.net
  • Upload your CV in English, Passport or ID, University Transcripts and Bachelor/Master Degree (if available)
  • Pay the Application Fee (EUR 100)

STEP 2: SCREENING OF CANDIDATURE

  • You will be contacted for the Motivational Interview in English, which will be done online.

STEP 3: SUBMISSION OF FURTHER DOCUMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • GMAT/GRE scores (optional)
  • Motivation letter in English
  • Digital photo
  • English proficiency certificate (IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC or equivalent)

STEP 4: COMMUNICATION OF THE FINAL ADMISSION DECISION

Once your application package is complete, it will be forwarded to the admissions committee for final processing and you will receive the final admission and scholarship (if any) decision by email.

STEP 5: CONFIRMATION OF PARTICIPATION

Upon receipt of the admission offer, you will be required to pay the first instalment of EUR 2500 within 15 days from the date of receipt of the offer letter should you wish to confirm your participation to the program (a short extension of this deadline can be requested in case you are applying for an education loan, external scholarship etc. or any other viable reason).

HOW TO PAY

MIP has partnered with Flywire to accept payments from international students worldwide. Easily and securely make education payments in your own currency, using local payment methods from the safety and convenience of your home. With real-time tracking and 24×7 multilingual support, millions of students and families around the world trust Flywire for payment processing.
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What is the application date to apply for the programme?

Please note that the admission process for the master is on a rolling basis, therefore the sooner you apply the more chances you will have of securing your place in the class, as capacity may be reached before the final application deadlines.

Does the IMMCM programme have a letter of recommendation form?

There is no specific form for the recommendation letters; however if you need any further assistance on the ideal template for your application, please contact infomasters@mip.polimi.it and we can provide you with further assistance in this matter.

FEES AND BENEFITS

The programme costs €18,500. These costs cover the entire length of the programme, although they do not include living and travel expenses.
The tuition fee is €9500 for alumni who completed a Master of Science program in or after 2018 at Politecnico di Milano.
MIP has partnered with Flywire to accept payments from international students worldwide: for more info, click here.

For further details about financial aid and contributions you can visit the dedicated webpage.

Applicants of the 2021 intake of the International Junior Specialising Masters can apply for the fee reductions. The reductions will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis. Therefore, early applications are encouraged. Candidates wishing to apply for financial aid must make their request on the application form at the time of application – later requests for financial aid will not be considered.

We turn the future into a part of you.

We offer highly personalised services with the objective of developing the necessary skills, tools and strategy and expanding your professional network, to help you succeed in today’s complex and competitive global job market.

CAREER

Communication is at the very core of our society. That’s what makes us human. 
(Jan Koum, co-founder WhatsApp)
 

46.200

new jobs: employment in media and communication occupations is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029.

 

(U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

50%

is the growth rate in Network traffic in Europe: the pandemic creates an enormous change in communications network usage.

 

(Accenture)

$1 tln 

(ish) is the estimated World advertising spending: choosing how and why to invest in your advertising makes the difference between successful and unsuccessful companies.

 

  As innovation in the marketing communications industry continues to accelerate, it is crucial professionals know what is on trend to stay ahead of the competition. (West Virginia University)

The master prepares students for, amongst others, the following roles:

CORPORATE PATH

Media and communication specialist – Project Manager/Process Owner of media or communication processes;
Junior brand manager – Responsible for brand management activities including communication decisions and media decisions.

AGENCIES PATH

Analyst/Consultant/Account – Consultant and Account Manager for specific customers, providing communication or media planning services.

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